The purpose-built, custom-designed studio features 192khz 24bit digital multi-track recording via Motu 896mkIII and 896HD firewire interfaces, a Sound Devices Mixpre 10t, and Cubase Pro 10. The entire system is driven by a custom high-spec hex-core machine which was designed and built in-house.
Monitoring comes in the form of both mid and near-field stereo – not to mention 5.1 surround mid-field – solutions from Focal, Tannoy, Wharfedale, NAD, and Sony, with headphone monitoring from Beyerdynamic, Audio Technica and CME.
There’s a standalone stereo hi-fi setup featuring NAD amplification, a QAcoustics 2.1 speaker setup, and Pro-ject A/D converters. There’s also a private 65″ QLED 4k 7.2.4 Dolby Atmos cinema system with offerings from B&W, Samsung, and Pioneer, which is driven by a high-performance custom-designed gaming/mediacentre machine, also built in-house.
Hands-on control is provided by 24-track Penny & Giles automated-fader Mackie control-surfaces, plus various other controllers from NI, TC Electronics, M-Audio, Wacom, and Leap Motion, not mention a Korg M1 synthesizer and Yamaha Clavinova-series electric piano.
Visual monitoring is delivered via a high quality Samsung LED array consisting of three 24” widescreen displays and 46” main screen.
There’s also your typical compliment of hardware from Proel, K&M, and Quicklok, plus microphones from AKG, Shure, Rode, and Behringer, plus location recording gear from Rode, Edirol, and Rycote.
The climate-controlled space boasts full professional internal acoustic treatment including 6mm laminated acoustic double-glazing and acoustic-grade insulation and materials within the build itself. Combined with ergonomic layout and RGB light compliments, this is a wonderful space within which to work and create.
It’s also super-efficient with modern build materials, LED lighting throughout, and class-A appliances/PSU’s. It also utilises the latest automation and security technologies from manufacturers such as Ring, Canary, Yale, Echo, and LightwaveRF.